Dr Terry Beven
Dr Beven is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and has previously served as Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy and Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), Vienna; and twice as Counsellor (Education and Training; Industry, Science and Technology) at the Australian Embassy in Seoul.
Until recently, Dr Beven was Director of the Department's Nuclear Policy Section. Prior to that he was a Senior Analyst at the Office of National Assessments and a Director at the Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office (ASNO).
Dr Beven holds a PhD and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Tasmania, a Diploma in Education from the University of New South Wales and a Graduate Diploma in East Asian Studies from the Australian National University.